Dr. Daniel Tillman
Daniel Tillman, Ph.D., is the director of the Educational Technology Research Laboratory at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) as well as an Assistant Professor in Educational Technology teaching advanced multimedia design and diffusion of innovative technologies into K-12 education. He received his doctoral degree in Instructional Technology at The University of Virginia in 2012 under the mentoring of Dr. Glen Bull. While at UVA, he served as a graduate fellow in the Curry School of Education's Center for Technology and Teacher Education and as the office manager for the Dynamic Media Research Laboratory. Prior to entering the Ph.D. program at The University of Virginia, he directed and edited documentary films for eight years. From 2005 to 2012 he served as an adjunct professor at George Mason University, where he taught undergraduate courses in introduction to multimedia, advanced multimedia design, and documentary filmmaking. His current research focuses on the diffusion of technology innovations into K-12 education, physical and digital multimedia in elementary school science and mathematics education, and the STEM career pipeline and mainline.